Gran Festa di Ferragosto in St Louis to Welcome Honorable Fucsia Nissoli

Jul 07, 2018 1385

All are kindly invited to a free Italian family style picnic to celebrate summer and Ferragosto in St. Louis, in the exclusive Enterprise Holdings Pavilion at Shaw Park in Clayton, Saturday August 11, 2018, from 3:00pm to 10:00 pm. A family oriented event where adults and youngsters are equally welcomed. The nearby sand volleyball court and playground are available for our use.

We will serve plenty of food, from antipasto to grilled chicken and sausage, wine and non-alcoholic beverages will also be served, and we ask that everyone bring a dish and/or beverage of their choice to share. Bring whatever you like best; we might even have a contest for the best recipe.

This event is organized by ItaliaUSA, Italiano Per Piacere and the Comunità Degli Italiani - St. Louis, assisted by Giovani Italiani Saint Louis, Saint Louis - Bologna Sister City Committee and is generously offered by Gold sponsors VOLPI FOODS and ARTECO GLOBAL, as well as by organizations UNICO, CTIM, COMITES, DEVOTI DI SAN GIUSEPPE and the Italian-American publication IL PENSIERO.

Also supporting and present at the festivities will be our special guests: the Honorable Fucsia Fitzgerald Nissoli, the elected Representative of the Italian Parliament for North and Central America and the Honorable Joseph Colagiovanni, Honorary Vice Consul of Italy at St. Louis. Local government representatives will also be present.

Save the date: Saturday August 11 from 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Shaw Park in Clayton, an event not to be missed.

Franco Giannotti (President of CLUB Italiano Per Piacere)
Michael Cross (President of the Comunita' degli Italiani - St Louis, St Louis - Bologna Sister Cities Organization, and Young Italians Saint Louis)
Scott Hoff (Vice-President of CLUB Italiano Per Piacere)
Jessica Hayes (Event Coordinator of Comunita' degli Italiani - St Louis)

The event is free but we do need to know how many people in your party in order to purchase adequate supplies. Please contact Michael Cross at 225-239-3897 or Scott Hoff at 314-304-5972, or email:, or, or


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